A Look Back at California’s Deadliest Wildfires

By any measure, the wildfires burning across Northern California are among the deadliest and most destructive in state history.

The Griffith Park fire of 1933 killed 29 people despite burning just 47 acres, said the Cal Fire spokeswoman, Lynne Tolmachoff.

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